The new base engine was a 2. The water pump went out in 2008. I bought it in April 2000 with 41,000 miles. We will make the amendments and close the gaps as soon as possible. A 160 hp 120 kW 3. I have purchased 8-foot 2x4s and successfully closed the trunk lid with the boards inside. With the windows closed and radio turned up, I don't even notice.
The base S as has a 120 89 2. This resulted in all engines and trims levels 5 horsepower 3. While still used at the time, they were mostly found on traditional large size cars, not compacts. Curb Weight-automatic 2921 lbs Curb Weight-manual 2999 lbs Vehhistory. Here you can find such useful information as the fuel capacity, weight, driven wheels, transmission type, and others data according to all known model trims. The Calais and Achieva share the same front wheel drive architecture including identical. Don't waste time calling around to your local bookstores or waiting for a repair manual to arrive by mail.
The engine ticks, especially when it's cold. Primary Use: Commuting to work Review: '98 Olds Achieva — The car isnt one of the fastest ive seen, but its definitely fuel effeicent. A pair of V6 engines were also offered including the Buick-sourced 90° 3. Say Whatever You Want, But This Car Has Treated Me Well. We made great efforts to collect all of them, but its amount is so immense that we could easily miss something. All of Chilton's online content for the 1998 Oldsmobile Achieva is updated monthly, so you'll have the most recent information on hand for any Do-It-Yourself project.
It's horn sucks, but otherwise its a good first car to have. Please help by introducing to additional sources. Get access to our 1998 Oldsmobile Achieva repair information right now, online. Driver-side airbag, anti-lock brakes, and an air conditioner are standard to every version. The Achieva was last sold as model year 1998 in 1999, after which it was replaced in the Oldsmobile lineup by the for the 1999 model year. The Achieva was complemented at the end of its production run by the slightly larger which overlapped Achieva production from 1997 to 1999. An interesting design feature for the time, exclusive to the Achieva sedan, was the presence of rear.
Otherwise it's been general wear and tear repairs including the serpentine belt, wheel bearings, etc. Now mid-October 2011 it has over 226,000. Both models were replaced in the Oldsmobile lineup by the in 1999. The fold-down rear seats really help expand storage space. Despite the age, mileage, and primary driving conditions Minnesota , my car has very little visible rust. There were little changes other than reduced trim levels and options for the final two model years. Please refer to our terms of service for more information.
For 1994, a driver-side airbag was added as one of the standard features. The final model year for the Achieva was 1998 with the majority of sales going to customers. If this is true, so feel free to contact us. This article relies largely or entirely on a single. Find your 1998 Oldsmobile Achieva repair manual right now at Chilton. The Achieva started regular production for the 1992 model year.
All 1994 models through end of production have automatic transmissions. The 1996 models add more standard features to include standard air conditioning, daytime running lamps, and a new dash panel featuring revised gauges with passenger-side airbag. The Cutlass and Alero were built on a new front wheel drive N-body platform that shared little chassis and platform architecture with the previous Achieva. But the spoiler was an added bonus since it gives this economical car a sportier look. Visibility was an important factor when I bought this vehicle. April 2019 Oldsmobile Achieva Overview Manufacturer Production 1991—1997 1992—1998 Assembly , Body and chassis 2-door 4-door Related Powertrain 2. The Achieva was based on the , which it also shared with its siblings the and.
While a five-speed manual was initially offered as the standard base , most Achieva models were sold with three-speed or four-speed automatic transaxles. I saw the underbody while fixing a leak in the brake line, and that's a different story. My lifetime gas mileage in this car is 26. We are reliant upon outside agencies for our data, which you resolve to access at your own risk. Other changes for 1993 included a revised front engine mount and changes to the Quad 4 block casting to address criticism for that engine's characteristics. The accuracy of the information in our database cannot be guaranteed or verified, and we are unable to certify that a vehicle history is complete.
I'd rather spend that on a car I know than put it toward a new used car with unknown problems. Our 1998 Oldsmobile Achieva repair manuals include all the information you need to repair or service your 1998 Achieva, including diagnostic trouble codes, descriptions, probable causes, step-by-step routines, specifications, and a troubleshooting guide. Overall, it could cost you to buy it at this point because you may require some new parts which will be diffievut to find because olds no longer manufacturers as of 2004, but get it running, and you'll be solid. . And I have the 3.